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Contributions by Annie Finch:

“Landing Under Water, I See Roots”

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Collaborators’ Q&A What did you think an artist would pick up on from your poem? Poet Annie Finch: I thought they’d pick up on the imagery of trees and roots. What inspires you in this poem? Artist Stacy Isenbarger: I am inspired (and I’m going to find awkward words here—this is why I tend to communicate visually) by the tone of quiet hope for rebuilding along side the strange embrace of neglect that just happens with valued …

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“Landing Under Water, I See Roots”

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Collaborators’ Q&A: Artist Jennifer Moses: I was inspired to think about the undercurrents of things and how there is a private embedded subtext in our brains in our chests. Poet Annie Finch: It surprises me to be reminded that “Landing Under Water, I See Roots” is, after all, a poem about the possibility of connecting with people, about the spectrum of human connection.

Poet Annie Finch’s newest book, Spells: New and Selected Poems, is just out from Wesleyan University Press. Artist Jennifer Moses is a painter living in Boston. She is also a professor of art at the University of New Hampshire

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